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Up Front: Letters to and from the editor
Campus Currents: UCSD Stories
Shelf Life: Books
Cliff Notes: Student life and sports
Class Notes: Alumni profiles
Campaign Update: Imagine the Future
Looking Back: Thoughts on UCSD
Credits: Staff and Contributors

Dr. Watson, I Presume
The Intimidata
Mao's China
Killer Tomatoes
On The Job: Critics

Making Waves
Bullet-Proof Teeth
Optical Origami
800-Eye Superfly
Not So Happy Feet
Wakonda's Dreamcatcher
Methane Monsters

Shelf Life May 2007: Volume 4, Number 2


Here are a few new and notable faculty books at the UCSD Bookstore.

1. Second Person: Role Playing and Story in Games and Playable Media, Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin (communication, asst. professor), MIT Press, 2007, $40.00.

2. Josephine Baker in Art and Life: The Icon and the Image, Bennetta Jules-Rosette
(sociology, professor), University of Illinois
Press, 2007, $25.00.

3. Writing Pancho Villa’s Revolution: Rebels in the Literary Imagination of Mexico, Max Parra (literature, assoc. professor), University of Texas Press, 2006, $19.95.

4. Now We Are Citizens: Indigenous Politics in Postmulticultural Bolivia, Nancy Grey Postero (anthropology, asst. professor), Stanford University Press, 2006, $24.95.

UCSD Bookstore

Visit the UCSD Bookstore online to purchase these titles and more. Look out for the monthly Alumni Special.

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UCSD Bookstore Bestsellers

Ever wonder what the students and faculty are reading? Here are the top 10 bestsellers at the UCSD Bookstore.

1. The Cat in the Hat
— Dr. Seuss

2. The Original Sudoku
— Nikoli Publishing

3. The Namesake
— Jhumpa Lahiri

4. The Kite Runner
— Khaled Hosseini, M.D. ’93

5. The Inheritance of Loss
— Kiran Desai

6. The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future
— Vali Nasr

7. The God Delusion
— Richard Dawkins

8. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
— Barack Obama

9. An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of
Global Warming

—Al Gore

10. Food for Thought: Healing Foods to Savor
—The Moores Cancer Center